Zimbabwe reports first case of Omicron

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga. He announced the first case of Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the country.

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What you need to know:

  • Western countries and some in Africa reacted to the detection of the new variant by banning travelling from southern Africa countries

Zimbabwe has reported its first case of the Omicron variant a few days after imposing a 10-day mandatory quarantine for all visitors, including returning residents.


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